Exciting opportunity with the Outreach team, working in the center of Copenhagen, reaching out to homeless migrants and linking them to Kompasset in Cph NV. The Outreach is based in Kompasset and in Maria Church on Istedgade, from where we go out with a Christiania-bike, serving coffee, tea and soup, providing counselling and building relationships with homeless migrants. The outreach team consists of 3 staff members (one pedagogue, one Romanian anthropology graduate and one graduate in international law, either of whom could be your main supervisor).
As an intern, you will take part in the outreach work on the streets of Copenhagen, and have approximately 1 shift pr. week in Kompasset in Cph NV. You will also be involved in the documentation of our work.
During your internship, you will:
learn about the rights and duties of unregistered migrants in Denmark
learn how to connect and build relationships with vulnerable homeless people
understand the importance of building good partnerships with other social services in Cph
learn how to document outreach work, and the importance of doing so
get to know a team of great colleagues
We are looking for an intern with the following interests and qualifications:
Strong interest in social work and migration
Strong “people skills”, good communication, openminded and empathetic
Good physics, able to walk many miles in all kinds of weather
Structured, organized and interested in documentation of outreach work
Good English skills and at least one of the following languages: Romanian, Italian, Spanish, Polish,
Bulgarian, Romanes. Danish is not a requirement.
You are able to work according to Kirkens Korshær’s Christian and humanitarian views and you are a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark (Folkekirken).
You could be a student of social work, anthropology, global refugee studies, migration and international development, pedagogy, social sciences or another subject related. Most important is to be motivated, perseverant and patient.
Practicalities: Working time is 25 – 30 hours/week. 2 evening shifts pr. week. Starting January/February 2018, and minimum 5 months.
The internship is not paid. Please send your application in English by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application is December 14th 2017.
Interviews Monday December 18th.
Questions? Please contact Martin on email email@example.com or phone 2479 2529. For
more information about Kompasset, see: http://kompasset.kirkenskorshaer.dk/